The Espuela Land and Cattle Company: A Study of a Foreign-Owned Ranch in Texas

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Book containing the history of Spur Ranch and its London-based owners, the Espuela Land and Cattle Company. It covers topics including the founding of the ranch, its environs, expenses, personnel, conflicts with native peoples and neighbors, and life on the range.

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xv, 268 p. ; ill., maps, ports. : 24 cm.

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Holden, William Curry, 1896- 1970.

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Texas State Historical Association

The Texas State Historical Association features its publications The Southwestern Historical Quarterly (1897-2004) and the Texas Almanac (1857-2004). Organized in Austin on March 2, 1897, the Texas State Historical Association is the oldest learned society in the state. Its mission is to "foster the appreciation, understanding, and teaching of the rich and unique history of Texas and, by example and through programs and activities, encourage and promote research, preservation, and publication of historical material affecting the state of Texas."

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Description

Book containing the history of Spur Ranch and its London-based owners, the Espuela Land and Cattle Company. It covers topics including the founding of the ranch, its environs, expenses, personnel, conflicts with native peoples and neighbors, and life on the range.

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xv, 268 p. ; ill., maps, ports. : 24 cm.

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  • OCLC: 80356 | External Link
  • Call Number: SF196.U5 H6 1970
  • Accession or Local Control No: TSHA_0028
  • UNT Catalog No.: b1094941 | External Link
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 70-84084
  • ISBN: 087611-023-5
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth296831

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Texas State Historical Association Monographs

The Texas State Historical Association is the state’s longest-running publisher of books on Texas history, having published its first volume in 1917. Through the years, TSHA has established a reputation as a publisher of high-quality, award-winning books on a wide variety of topics, including exploration, biography, architecture, historic sites, high school football, labor unions, and suburbanization. All lovers of Texas's rich pasts will find something to enjoy among TSHA's books.

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  • 1970

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  • March 1, 2013, 9:05 a.m.

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Holden, William Curry, 1896-. The Espuela Land and Cattle Company: A Study of a Foreign-Owned Ranch in Texas, book, 1970; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth296831/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.